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Possible heavy rain on the way for SA and NSW

Lachlan Maher, Sunday November 25, 2018 - 17:32 AEDT

A low pressure system impacting parts of SA and NSW this week is expected to bring possible heavy falls all the way to the coast.

In the wake of last weeks wild weather, another low pressure system is currently over southern WA will track east this week. While models agree that a few rainy days are ahead, there is still some uncertainty as to the extent of rainfall associated with this event.

As it impacts Adelaide, the amount of rain the city may receive will likely vary based on where exactly the low is positioned. Current forecasts suggests that the capital may receive over 20mm of rain on Tuesday, though if the low moves further north, it becomes unlikely that the city would receive this much.

In NSW, showers are expected to be widespread, though models do agree that heavier falls will likely be confined to the lower half of the state. Towards the east coast, it is clear that a very wet day is expected on Wednesday, but once again, there is some slight disagreement as to where the bulk of the rain will end up.

Currently, rainfall totals for Sydney could be anywhere between 20-60mm, while just a bit further to the north Newcastle is expected to see less with just 10-30mm. To the south, rain has the potential to be heavier, with Wollongong forecast to see something between 40-80mm. While there is currently large variability in these forecasts, they will likely improve in coming days as it becomes clearer as to where the low pressure system will end up at.

- Weatherzone

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